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Julius Garbe

(c) Julius GarbePhD candidate in the Leibniz project DominoES
and the PIK FutureLab Earth Resilience in the Anthropocene
at PIK's Research Department I: Earth System Analysis

 

Contact

 

PhD Project

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ricarda Winkelmann

My research focusses on the interactions between the ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica under the scope of future global warming. The aim of my PhD project is to assess the likelihood that a tipping of the Greenland ice sheet influences the tipping potential of the Antarctic ice sheet. Using numerical ice-sheet modelling, I want to answer the question, how such a tipping cascade impacts future seal-level contributions from Antarctica.

At PIK, my dissertation is embedded in the Leibniz project DominoES – Domino Effects in the Earth System: Can Antarctica tip climate policy?, a joint project by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) and the Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences (GESIS), Cologne.

 

Research Interests

  • Climate and social tipping interactions
  • Antarctic ice sheet / ice shelf modelling
  • Hysteresis of the Antarctic ice sheet
  • Ice sheet stability and future sea-level change

 

Publications

Theses

  • J. Garbe: "Long-term evolution and critical thresholds of the Antarctic Ice Sheet" (M.Sc. Thesis), University of Hamburg, 2017
  • J. Garbe: "An overview of explanations for the problem of weak temperature gradients in warm climates in Earth history" (B.Sc. Thesis), Humboldt University of Berlin, 2013

 

Presentations

Conference Contributions

  • J. Garbe, T. Albrecht, J. F. Donges, A. Levermann, R. Winkelmann
    "Hysteresis of the Antarctic Ice Sheet" (poster)
    EGU General Assembly 2019
    Vienna, Austria, April 7-12, 2019
  • J. Garbe, T. Albrecht, J. F. Donges, A. Levermann, R. Winkelmann
    "Hysteresis behaviour of the Antarctic Ice Sheet with the Parallel Ice Sheet Model" (PICO presentation)
    EGU General Assembly 2018
    Vienna, Austria, April 8-13, 2018

Scientific Talks

  • J. Garbe
    "Tipping of the Antarctic Ice Sheet influenced by Greenland ice loss"
    RD1 Young Scientist Seminar
    PIK Potsdam, Germany, October 26, 2017
  • J. Garbe, T. Albrecht, J. F. Donges, A. Levermann, R. Winkelmann
    "Hysteresis behaviour of the Antarctic Ice Sheet with the Parallel Ice Sheet Model"
    EGU General Assembly 2018
    Vienna, Austria, April 9, 2018
  • J. Garbe
    "Hysteresis Behavior of the Antarctic Ice Sheet"
    RD1 Young Scientist Seminar
    PIK Potsdam, Germany, November 14, 2018

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